Resources

Some of these sites come from other private school counseling programs. Others have been recommended through professional organizations and fellow colleagues.

Adolescent Health And Well-Being

National Mental Health Association
Many links to articles on mental, emotional, and physical health.
www.nmha.org

Information on health and developmental issues for teens
www.kidshealth.org

GLSEN, or the Gay, Lesbian & Straight Education Network
www.glsen.org

Hard Lessons for Sleep in Teenagers (New York Times)
http://ow.ly/YkSf303Llah

Understanding Your Teen's Emotional Health (Familydoctor.org)
http://ow.ly/Gsiy303LlGu

The Myth of the Perfect Girl
Helping Our Daughters Find Authentic Happiness in School and Life
Anna Homayoun

Alcohol, Tobacco And Other Drugs

Freedom from Chemical Dependency
Links to Resources for Parents and Students
www.fcd.org

Information on substance use and prevention
Links to many good sources.
www.drugfree.org

Comprehensive portal of Federal resources
Information on underage drinking and ideas for combating this issue.
www.stopalcoholabuse.gov

Adolescents as Learners and Brain Research

National Coalition of Girls’ Schools
Offers current research on girls as learners
www.ncgs.org

Dr. Mel Levine’s System
Describing learning styles of students
www.allkindsofminds.org

CHADD
Leading non-profit organization serving individuals with AD/HD
www.chadd.org

OHSU Brain Institute
The Adolescent Brain/Tips to Improve Brain Function
http://ow.ly/fGIk303LlrY

Whole Brain Child
12 Revolutionary Strategies to Nurture Your Child’s Developing Mind
Daniel Siegel and Tina Payne Bryson

Brainstorm
The Power and Purpose of the Teenage Brain
Daniel Siegel

The Teenage Brain
A Neuroscientist's Survival Guide to Raising Adolescents and Young Adults
Frances Jensen, MD and Amy Ellis Nutt

That Crumpled Paper Was Due Last Week
Helping Disorganized and Distracted Boys Succeed in School and Life
Anna Homayoun

Living With Intensity
Understanding the Sensitivity, Excitability, and Emotional Development of Gifted Children

Careers and Post Secondary Education

O*Net: site helps match skills and occupations
Beneficial for students who want more info on careers or selecting major in college
Online.onetcenter.org

Describes the nature, preparation, and future of various jobs in relation to a school subject.
www.bls.gov/k12/

Driving and the Law

Oregon Driving Laws
Links to Driver information specifically for Teen Drivers
www.Oregon.gov/ODOT/DMV

Mindfulness

Mindful Schools
www.mindfulschools.org

Calm
www.calm.com

Headspace
www.headspace.com

Yoga Calm
www.yogacalm.org

Clear and concise meditation instruction on a variety of meditation methods from various spiritual teachings, plus tranquil meditation tapes.
www.meditationcenter.com

Mindfulness for Teachers
Simple Skills for Peace and Productivity in the Classroom
Patricia Jennings

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